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David and Goliath - Malcolm Gladwell
David and Goliath
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781846145810 (1846145813)
Publisher: Allen Lane
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Everything But The
Everything But The rated it
Malcolm Gladwell has always impressed me with his ability to take seemingly disparate elements and link them together to reach a new understanding of a subject. Reading Outliers was like watching a magic trick. This time around, however, Gladwell's book resembles not so much the work of an adroit sc...
Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it
3.0 David & Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
I got this book through the Goodreads First Reads giveaway. The idea of studying why and how underdogs beat the odds is intriguing. Gladwell uses two or more real-life examples in every chapter and tie them together with some statistical data to support his premise, but I thought the connection betw...
N.A. Ratnayake
N.A. Ratnayake rated it
2.0 David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
My usual Malcolm Gladwell review... fascinating anecdotes that make me think about interesting things, but with oversimplified conclusions stemming from wild extrapolations. The book is not very coherent overall either, reading very much like a draft.Meh.
Beamis12 rated it
3.0 David and Goliath
Just love the many different subjects Gladwell tackles. Found the explanation of the David and Goliath story impressive. I think he has mastered the way people think and feel about things, and how their thinking may be faulty. What one thinks is the best thing is often not. Subjects from College, to...
nospin rated it
4.5 Another thought provoking Gladwell
Gladwell brings stories of the underdogs to life in this book explaining why and how they triumph. Thinking outside the box, perseverance, and history of adversity are his primary explanations for how people can triumph. His ideas are good and generally easier to get your head around then trying to ...
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